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2020 Dodge Charger Airbag Failures: Your Safety at Risk

Posted by Howard Gutman | Oct 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

A Dodge Charger steering wheel

In a world where safety on the road is paramount, you expect your vehicle's airbags to be your lifeline in times of trouble. But what if they fail to deploy when you need them the most? This is the unsettling reality faced by some 2020 Dodge Charger owners who experienced accidents where their airbags remained inactive.

We've delved into these alarming incidents reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to shed light on a concerning issue that could put your safety at risk.

Airbags: A Safety Net or a Liability?

Airbags are designed to provide a protective cushion during a collision, significantly reducing the risk of injury or worse. However, some 2020 Dodge Charger owners have had terrifying encounters where this safety feature fell short of its promise.

  1. Incident in Mesa, AZ: On August 1st, 2023, a Dodge Charger owner heard a loud bang emanating from their parked vehicle. Investigation revealed that the cylinder responsible for the side curtain airbag had exploded, sending shrapnel throughout the cabin. The airbag did not deploy, leaving the driver in a state of shock.
  2. Accident in Talladega County, AL: Another incident from July 1, 2023, highlights a driver's harrowing experience on the I-20. A collision led to severe vehicle damage, yet none of the airbags activated. The driver's safety was compromised, posing serious questions about the reliability of Dodge Charger airbags.
  3. A Series of Unfortunate Events: Multiple accidents involving 2020 Dodge Chargers have been reported where airbags failed to deploy, resulting in various injuries. The severity of these incidents ranges from vehicle damage to life-altering consequences.

Safety Should Be Non-Negotiable

Your safety should never be compromised when you get behind the wheel. The NHTSA is aware of these incidents, and it's essential for 2020 Dodge Charger owners to stay informed and take action if needed.

If you own a 2020 Dodge Charger and have faced similar issues, it's crucial to seek proper legal counsel.

Why Choose Us?

At Law Office of Howard A. Gutman, we specialize in cases like these. The best part? You don't have to worry about legal expenses. Car manufacturers and dealers are legally obliged to compensate all legal expenses when issues like these arise.

This means that you can seek justice without worrying about the financial burden. Our dedicated team of experts is here to guide you through the process and ensure your rights are protected.

Don't Wait for Safety to Improve

The shocking incidents reported here are a stark reminder of the importance of vehicle safety and reliability.

If you or someone you know has experienced issues with airbag deployments in a Dodge Charger, don't hesitate. Your safety is non-negotiable, and these incidents should not be taken lightly. Consider potential claims, such as:

  • Breach of Implied Warranty Claim: Your vehicle should meet certain expectations of quality and performance, and if it doesn't, you may have a case under this claim.
  • Deceptive Practices Claim: Misleading or deceptive actions by the manufacturer or dealer could entitle you to compensation under deceptive practices laws.
  • Magnuson-Moss Act  Claim: Federal law safeguards consumers who purchase products with warranties, ensuring fairness and remedies for defects.
  • Breach of Express Warranty Claim: Manufacturers must uphold the promises made in their warranties. If they fail to do so, you may have grounds for this claim.
  • Lemon Law Claim: If your vehicle has significant defects that impair its use, safety, or value, lemon laws may provide relief.

Call us at (973) 598-1980 today for a free consultation and let us help you secure the justice and peace of mind you deserve. Your safety is our priority. Your consultation is free. Call us now.

  • Complaints for 2020 DODGE CHARGER | NHTSA
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Howard Gutman

Hiring an attorney can be a stressful and confusing situation.  You want an expert, honest, personal approach to your case.  The Law Office of Howard Gutman has been fighting for consumer rights and representing commercial interests for over 20 years.  We have a deep knowledge of fraud, consumer,...


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